13 novembre 2016

The best of the art & luxury markets offered at Koller

GENEVA.- The November – December auction series at Koller features a large sculpture by Chinese conceptual artist and dissident Ai Weiwei; important works by Gabriele Münter, one of the founders of the Blaue Reiter movement; an oil on canvas by Keith Haring from his European travels in the mid-80s, and a large painting by Swiss artist Albert Anker estimated at approximately $1 million. Koller’s first stand-alone Photographs auction in almost a decade features portraits of personalities such as Muhammed Ali, Desmond Tutu... [Lire la suite]

22 mai 2015

Bonhams to offer 1973 Porsche 911S owned by 'father of pop art' Richard Hamilton

1973 Porsche 911S 2.4-Litre Coupe. Estimate £250,000 - 300,000 (€350,000 - 420,000). Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- A 1973 Porsche 911S 2.4-litre Coupé, owned for more than 30 years by ‘father of pop art’ Richard Hamilton, will be offered at Bonhams Festival of Speed Sale, taking place on 26 June in Goodwood, Chichester. Hamilton thought that the car’s shapely curves were a ‘perfect’ design. Purchased new by Hamilton in 1973, it remained with the artist for three decades before passing it into the care... [Lire la suite]
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08 décembre 2011

'The Mystery of Appearance' @ Haunch of Venison London

Francis Bacon, Pope I- Study after Pope Innocent X by Velasquez, 1951. Oil on canvas, 197.8 x 137.4 cm. Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums Collections ©The Estate of Francis Bacon LONDON.- Haunch of Venison London presents an exhibition of ten of Britain’s most important post-war painters, revealing the story behind their art. 'The Mystery of Appearance' is a fresh appraisal of ten artists - Michael Andrews, Frank Auerbach, Francis Bacon, Patrick Caulfield, William Coldstream, Lucian Freud, Richard Hamilton, David Hockney, Leon... [Lire la suite]
20 janvier 2010

Major Works by Klein, Doig, Kippenberger and Auerbach Lead Christie's Auction

Yves Klein (1928-1962), "ANT 5", 1962. Pigment and synthetic resin on charred paper card laid down on board, (118 x 78cm.) 46 1/2 x 30 3/4 inches. Estimate: £1,500,000 - 2,000,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010. LONDON.- The Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale will take place on 11 February 2010 at 7pm, and will offer 52 lots with a total pre-sale estimate of £26,290,000 to £38,260,000. The auction will represent a broad spectrum of art from the last 60 years and is highlighted by an important core group... [Lire la suite]
08 décembre 2008

"Interior/Exterior. Living in Art" @ the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg

Edvard Munch, Szene aus Ibsens "Gespenster", 1906 WOLFSBURG.- In 2006, under the artistic direction of Prof. Dr. Markus Brüderlin, the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg set out in search of modernism in the 21st century, integrating its exhibition projects thematically and conceptually into a comprehensive programme that draws its sources and inspirations in equal parts from the past and the future. Following on from the two major exhibitions ArchiSculpture. Dialogues between Architecture and Sculpture from the 18th Century to... [Lire la suite]
02 décembre 2008

"Made in Munich: Munich Editions 1968 - 2008" @ Haus der Kunst

Asger Jorn, Ohne Titel (Sommerreise), 1970, farbiger Holzschnitt, mit Passepartout 44 x 35 cm. Galerie van de Loo München © Donation Jorn, Silkeborg / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2008 MUNICH.- In 1967 the first international art fair for modern and contemporary art took place in Cologne. Only 18 galleries took part, but with 15,000 visitors and a turnover of one million German mark the starting shot for a lively contemporary art market was given. Everybody was able to look at and buy art, and for the first time galleries were... [Lire la suite]
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08 octobre 2008

Andy Warhol's Skulls Series in Contemporary Art Sale @ Sotheby's

Andy Warhol, (1928-1987), Skulls. 5,000,000—7,000,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- Sotheby's will follow its record-breaking series of Contemporary Art sales in recent years with its October Contemporary Art sale, to coincide with the Frieze Art Fair. Following the stunning success of the Beautiful Inside My Head Forever sale of Damien Hirst’s work, Sotheby’s will offer a selection of top contemporary works on 20 October, 2008. The sale will include an unprecedented selection of Andy Warhol’s iconic Skulls series (est.... [Lire la suite]
06 octobre 2008

Edvard Munch, Das Gsechrei (The Scream) @ Sotheby’s fall Print auction

Edvard Munch, Das Gsechrei (The Scream). Est. $2/3 million. Photo: Courtesy Sotheby's NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s fall Print auction will take place on October 30 and 31, 2008. The approximately 560 works being offered in the sale will be on view in Sotheby’s New York galleries beginning on October 26. Of significant importance is Edvard Munch’s masterpiece, Das Geschrei (The Scream) offered at $2/3 million. The lithograph is one of only a handful of prints of the subject and offers collectors a rare opportunity to acquire one of... [Lire la suite]